Future job prospects of the occupation in EU in 2016-2030

In 2017, clerks accounted for 9.59% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 21,897,532.

During the period 2012-2017, the number of people employed as clerks in EU changed by 1.28%.

In 2017, clerks were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Wholesale & retail trade (2,883,149)
  • Manufacturing (2,736,058)
  • Transport & storage (2,501,760) 
  • Public sector & defence (2,343,992)
  • Finance & insurance (2,013,280)

Countries with highest employment share of clerks in 2017:

  • Germany (12.93%)
  • Italy (11.94%)
  • Cyprus (11.92%)
  • Belgium (11.00%)
  • Greece (10.65%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for clerks in EU is projected to change by -2.37%

Future job prospects of clerks across Member States in 2016-2030

Importance of tasks of clerks in EU in 2016

Usual range of monthly gross income in the occupation in EU in 2016 (EUR, in Purchasing power parity)

Employment of clerks in EU in 2017 by economy sectors

Employment of clerks in EU in 2017 by field of study

Future job openings of clerks for educational level possessed in EU in 2016-2030 by education level